Caring for a Fiddle Leaf Fig

Fiddle Leaf Figs are my favorite house plants and pretty much the favorite of designers everywhere.  They are a hot commodity and it's easy to see why, they are gorgeous!  They have the most beautiful and full form, filling dead corners and spaces to bring life, color, and height to any room.  Caring for a fiddle leaf fig can be tricky for some people, so here are my tips.   My FLF started as a wee baby and in a smaller pot.  See … [Read more...]

DIY Industrial Farmhouse Desk

We recently completed a makeover on my friend's front room--turning it into a home school room.  We loved the desk in our inspiration picture, but she did an authentic butcher block desktop which cost her over $1000 and that definitely wasn't in our budget.  We decided to make a planked desktop to make the whole thing look like an industrial farmhouse desk.  I've done this many times before so I was confident it would be … [Read more...]

Fall Mantel Decor

The biggest project I completed this year, besides growing a human being inside my body and then giving birth, was my hearth and mantel. It has completely changed the look of my living room! I was so happy to be invited by Sonya of At Home With the Barkers to be part of her fall mantel tour...and check out my cute fall mantel decor! (This post contains some affiliate links, see disclosure) I have struggled a little bit with decorating … [Read more...]

How to Host a Salad Jar Party

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Clorox Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Recently my friend started talking about salad jars.  This isn't a new concept, but the more I thought about it, the more I realized this would be such a great thing for me to incorporate in my life.  Salad jars are when you make a salad, put all the ingredients in a jar in a specific order to ensure maximum freshness time, and then … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Entry Refresh

I'm a member of the BHG Live Better Blogger Network. All opinions are my own. It was time to change my entry way.  For the third time.  This year.  I know, I know...I'm crazy.  But sometimes it takes several tries to get a room just right the way you like it.  And now I've got myself a real farmhouse entry way! Here's how it used to look when I first moved in.  I'm not sure why this picture is so grainy. Then I changed it to look … [Read more...]